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December 19, 2014
Ineos Technologies has licensed its Innovene polypropylene (PP) process for manufacturing PP homopolymers and random and impact copolymers to the Full-Tech (Changzhou) Chemistry &...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-licenses-polypropylene-technology-to-China_66368.html
December 17, 2014
Combined polyolefin exports from the United States and Canada tumbled in October, according to data compiled by Veris Consulting for the ACC Plastics Industry Producers' Statistics Group. Overall sales results were mixed....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Steep-October-decline-for-US-Canada-polyolefin-exports_66221.html
December 10, 2014
Global Bioenergies has produced bio-sourced propylene via fermentation. The company says it has created a proprietary prototype strain that is able to convert glucose into...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Global-Bioenergies-succeeds-in-making-bio-sourced-propylene_65981.html
December 9, 2014
US production of major plastic resins totaled 6.40 billion lbs during October, a year-on-year (YOY) increase of 1.2%, according to ACC. However, production for the first 10 months dropped 2.5% YOY, to 62.0 billion lbs....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/ACC-reports-October-increase-in-US-resin-production_65994.html
November 19, 2014
Sibur’s subsidiary Biaxplen, a major producer of biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) has launched a new type of biaxially oriented metallized heat sealable film. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Biaxplen-launches-new-type-of-metallized-BOPP-film_65525.html
November 13, 2014
Japan Polypropylene (JPP; Tokyo), a joint venture between Japan Polychem—a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical—and JNC Corp. (Tokyo), has announced an expansion of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Japan-Polypropylene-to-expand-compounding-capacity-in-US-China_65367.html
November 10, 2014
Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB; La Paz), has awarded Tecnimont a consulting services contract on YPFB's planned propylene and polypropylene (PP)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Tecnimont-wins-consulting-contract-for-YPFB-propylenePP-project_65255.html
November 7, 2014
Flint Hills Resources (Wichita, KS) plans to close its 85,000-m.t./year Marysville, MI, polypropylene (PP) plant in July 2015. Production will be shifted to the company's Longview, TX, facility, which has two PP plants totaling over 300,000 m.t./year of capacity....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Flint-Hills-to-close-Marysville-MI-polypropylene-plant-in-July-Updated_65231.html
November 3, 2014
HIP Petrohemija (Pancevo, Serbia) says it has signed a preliminary agreement with the Pancevo municipal authority for construction of a polypropylene (PP) plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Serbias-HIP-Petrohemija-signs-preliminary-deal-for-PP-project_65050.html
October 29, 2014
Alujain Corp. reported a 39% drop in net third-quarter profit to 34.85 million Saudi riyals ($9.3 million) compared with the year-earlier quarter citing an insurance payment to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Alujains-net-profit-declines_64903.html
October 10, 2014
Shenhue Ningxia Coal Industry Group has selected the Novolen polypropylene (PP) technology for a world-scale plant to be built at Lingwu, Yinchuan City, Ningxia Province, China...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Shenhua-Ningxia-Coal-selects-Novolen-process-for-world-scale-PP-plant_64434.html
October 1, 2014
As a manufacturing sector, plastics has outpaced its counterparts in terms of economic growth since the 1980s. The industry looks poised to continue this trend too, as a panel of economic and plastics experts testified this morning at the Global Plastics Summit (GPS) in Chicago, hosted jointly by IHS and SPI....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/At-GPS-a-positive-outlook-for-plastics-but-risks-remain_64218.html
September 16, 2014
Sibur (Moscow), Russia’s largest petrochemical company, said today that, following the completion of the front-end engineering design (FEED) contracts and assessment of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-proceeds-with-$9-5-billion-petchem-project-at-Tobolsk_63837.html
September 11, 2014
Vung Ro Petroleum (VRP; Tuy Hoa, Vietnam) has broken ground on a previously announced refinery and petrochemical complex, and seaport development, at Hoa Tam industrial zone in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Reports-Vietnam-firm-breaks-ground-on-$4-billion-refinery-petrochemical-complex_63724.html
August 18, 2014
Sahara Petrochemicals today declared an emergency shutdown at its Al Waha Petrochemical subsidiary at Al Jubail, a producer of propylene and polypropylene (PP). The company cites...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sahara-declares-emergency-shutdown-at-polypropylene-complex_63261.html
August 14, 2014
Borealis today reported improved second-quarter results and said that the recently signed contract with North American ethane suppliers will reduce its operating costs in Europe. Mark...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borealis-reports-improved-results-says-ethane-deal-will-reduce-costs-significantly_63180.html
August 12, 2014
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals (MRPL; Mangalore, India), a subsidiary of ONGC (New Delhi), reports a 3.2% increase in first fiscal quarter revenues, to 166.5 billion Indian...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/MRPL-reports-higher-sales-readies-PP-plant-appoints-managing-director_63128.html
August 12, 2014
LCY Chemical (Taipei), which is being investigated by Taiwanese authorities over its role in the 31 July explosions at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, which killed 30 people and injured more than...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LCY-Chemical-ordered-to-halt-polypropylene-production-at-Kaohsiung_63121.html
July 24, 2014
S-Oil (Seoul) today reported improved second-quarter results and outlined investment plans under new increased ownership by Saudi Aramco, including construction of an olefins complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/S-Oil-swings-to-profit-to-diversify-portfolio-with-olefins-complex_62689.html
July 22, 2014
CB&I and Clariant announced today that their previously announced Ziegler-Natta (ZN) polypropylene (PP) catalyst production plant in Louisville, KY is on schedule to begin...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/CB-and-I-and-Clariant-to-commission-PP-catalyst-plant-at-Louisville-next-year_62626.html
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